Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

The glory of young men is their strength; And the beauty of old men is the hoary head.

New American Standard Bible

The glory of young men is their strength,
And the honor of old men is their gray hair.

King James Version

The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

Holman Bible

The glory of young men is their strength,
and the splendor of old men is gray hair.

International Standard Version

The glory of young men is their strength; and the splendor of elders is their gray hair.

A Conservative Version

The glory of young men is their strength, and the beauty of old men is the hoary head.

Amplified


The glory of young men is their [physical] strength,
And the honor of aged men is their gray head [representing wisdom and experience].

Bible in Basic English

The glory of young men is their strength, and the honour of old men is their grey hairs.

Darby Translation

The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the grey head.

Julia Smith Translation

The glory of young men their strength: and the ornament of old men gray hair.

King James 2000

The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The glory of young men [is] their strength, but the beauty of the aged [is] gray hair.

Modern King James verseion

The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The strength of young men is their worship; and a grey head, is a honour unto the aged.

NET Bible

The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.

New Heart English Bible

The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.

The Emphasized Bible

The beauty of young men, is their strength, and, the ornament of old men, a hoary head.

Webster

The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

World English Bible

The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.

Youngs Literal Translation

The beauty of young men is their strength, And the honour of old men is grey hairs.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּפארת תּפארה 
Tiph'arah 
Usage: 51

of young men
בּחר בּחוּר 
Bachuwr 
Usage: 46

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

and the beauty
הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 30

of old men
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

References

Smith

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

28 Kindness and truth preserve the king; And his throne is upholden by kindness. 29 The glory of young men is their strength; And the beauty of old men is the hoary head. 30 Stripes that wound cleanse away evil; And strokes reach the innermost parts.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:31

The hoary head is a crown of glory; It shall be found in the way of righteousness.

Leviticus 19:32

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus saith Jehovah, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;

1 John 2:14

I have written unto you, fathers, because ye know him who is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the evil one.

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